Definition of vibist in English:



  • A musician who plays the vibraphone.

    • ‘While the leader concentrates on lead vocals, the electronics have been discarded in favour of an acoustic rhythm team that includes stylish vibist Orphy Robinson and ebullient percussionist Derek Richards.’
    • ‘Trible himself is a jazz singer little-known outside a small circle of initiates, although his career has included work with the likes of vibist Bobby Hutcherson and saxophonists Pharaoh Sanders and Charles Lloyd.’
    • ‘Hutcherson was possibly the only vibist around who could survive in the heat generated by such a lineup.’
    • ‘Added to this cast of exceptionally creative musicians is vibist Stefan Bauer from Winnipeg, who injects another dimension, on the selections he is featured.’